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Spice Merchant Cookham

High Street, Cookham, England
+44 1628 522584
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (22 reviews)
“gosht” (3 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
High Street, Cookham, England
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had amazing food. If you like spicy make sure and ask for a bit more hot. The Shashlik chicken was amazing!! Best I have ever had.

3  Thank TriguyUS
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Myself, children, family and friends went for an evening meal. My children are 2 and 4 but were made to feel extremely welcome. The service and food was second to none. By far my favourite Indian restaurant. The tandoori broccoli is a MUST, as well...More

5  Thank Camilla T
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Dear Camilla T, Thanks for your 5* review and great comments! We love having families - being a family owned restaurant we know eating out all together with little ones isn’t always that easy! We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Spice Merchant...More

Reviewed March 22, 2018

I was part of the group that ate at Spice Merchant last week. It is by far the worst Indian restaurant in the area. The food was passable but bland and I could not detect any fresh ingredients. The restaurant was completely empty apart from...More

1  Thank Jacmacneill
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Hi Jacmacneil, Your party received brilliant service and great food - as much as you wanted - all cooked fresh to order. We always use quality ingredients with the majority arriving daily from local suppliers so your 'fresh' detector might be faulty. You weren't charged...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018

Fantastic food!! We are there last night with our company. 20 people altogether. Excellent starters - crispy squid, marinaded lollipop chicken, lamb tikka. All really tasty and lots of it. Main courses even better - lamb, chicken and fish curries all excellent and again lots...More

3  Thank Rob H
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal here on Mother’s Day. Really enjoyed the food - great flavours. Very friendly and helpful service, and a welcoming atmosphere. We will go back. In fact we want to try the afternoon tea!

3  Thank LondonAmaryl-lis
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Dear LondonAmaryl-lis, Thanks for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you will be returning - especially to try our popular afternoon tea with a twist! Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Went her for a romantic meal on Saturday, to have the worst service ever. We complained as was there 45 mins with not even ordering our food and we had empty drinks to be then wait for it... i quote" if we don't like it...More

3  Thank emmatomella
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear emmatomello, We have spoken to the team and this isn’t a true reflection of events. Glad to hear your romantic evening was enjoyed. Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Very delicious food ! Friendly staff ! We tried some starters out for a change and they were delicious , great flavours . The ki d staff gave us some limocello shots for my birthday

3  Thank Marlowvian
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear Marlowvian, Thanks for leaving a review! Glad to hear your birthday was enjoyed. Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed January 27, 2018

Went for dinner with my husband and the food was incredible. We had tandoori venison which was to die for and a monk fish curry which was really good. Great side dishes too the cauliflower Bhaji was very nice. Great selection of wine and great...More

3  Thank Devon_girls
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear Devon_girls, Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. It’s great to hear we’re your number one Indian restaurant! Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited here by chance as staying in a nearby hotel. And IT WAS INCREDIBLE. The restaurant is clean, comfortable and cosy. The staff friendly, attentive and smart.. and the food went beyond my expectations! Lovely flavours and not a bit of oil or grease!! I'll...More

5  Thank nattxx
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear nattxx, Thanks for your 5* review and incredible comments! We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Set in the picturesque Cookham High St, the Spice Merchant offers a unique level of cuisine in a Fabulous setting. The staff are very jolly and make everyone welcome. But the food...it really never disappoints. The best ingredients prepared by outstanding chefs create a great...More

4  Thank charlesjp0
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant Cookham, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Dear charlesjp0, Thanks for your splendid review! We really appreciate you taking the time to feedback on your dining experience. Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

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jutan2016
October 3, 2016|
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Response from Spice M | Property representative |
Hi Jutan2016, Apologies for the delay in responding. We don't offer a Sunday buffet at Cookham but do at our Beaconsfield and Henley restaurants. We are in the process of launching an exciting new lunch menu which will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Cookham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Windsor and Maidenhead  >  Cookham
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 522584
  • E-mail
Description
Since opening in 1982, Spice Merchant Cookham (formerly Cookham Tandoori) has earned a superb reputation for fine Indian cuisine in Berkshire. As the eldest restaurant in the group, Cookham initiated the success for Spice Merchant Group and continues to draw crowds from across Berkshire and beyond.
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